In digital photography and imaging, indexed color is the term used to describe reduced color mapping of 8-bit or less. This is done to reduce images to their smallest size and these images are most commonly used on Web pages as they are small and quick to load. The 256 color palette is mapped for best results on the Internet, taking into account the differences between the Windows and Macintosh color palettes.
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In digital photography terms, infinity refers to a distance great enough to be unaffected by finite variations. In practice this term describes most subjects beyond 1,000 meters or, in landscape terms, the horizon. See “A Quick Guide to Digital Cameras” in the Quick Reference section of
An electrical component that generates a magnetic field when a current is passed through it and stores the energy in the form of the magnetic field. An inductor typically is a loop or coil of wire.
In the blogosphere, an influencer is a person who blogs about a specific subject and is highly recognized online as an expert. An influencer differs from an A-list blogger in that they are often able to sway other’s opinions and thoughts on the subject matter.
Formed from a combination of the words information and intermediary, an infomediary is a Web site that gathers and organizes large amounts of data and acts as an intermediary between those who want the information and those who supply the information. There are two types of infomediaries. Some infomediaries, such as Autobytel.com and BizRate.com, offer […]
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(1) In programming, the process of hiding details of an object or function. Information hiding is a powerful programming technique because it reduces complexity. One of the chief mechanisms for hiding information is encapsulation — combining elements to create a larger entity. The programmer can then focus on the new object without worrying about the […]